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Agenda is your Saturday morning fix of art, politics, news and trash from a feminist perspective. Presented by Katie Winten and Isabelle Hore-Thorburn; the brains behind Women In The Arts. Produced by Mari Stuart.

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EP 82 IRREGULAR FIT & FACEBOOK GROUPS

This week we were joined by Gayatri and B.T.W.'s Gianna Hayes to chat about Irregular Fit, a night of creating and reclaiming space within the electronic music scene, presented by House of Ayebatonye and MusicNSW on Saturday 25 August at Tokyo Sing Song.

If you're Indigenous, POC, female identifying, non binary, LGBTQIA++ or have a disability and ever felt like you've ever wanted to learn how to DJ from some of Sydney's best and play a set at Irregular Fit, send Ayebatonye an email - houseofayebatonye@gmail.com!

We also spoke to Lane Pitcher and Anna Hush about the fEMPOWER Workshops and their upcoming volunteer training sessions on September 2 at Sydney Uni.

Plus, for Thoughts That Count this week we looked at the power of Facebook groups and heard from Flossy's Melissa Roberts. 


EP 81 ACTIVISM, TOCK & THE WAVES

Today at 11am on FBi Radio we've got not one, not two but THREE interviews lined up with some incredible guests: 


EP 80 LEE LIN CHIN, PLAYLIST & LIMINAL

 

This week we were joined by Karen Therese, Tasha O'Brien and May Tran from PYT Fairfield to talk about their new work Playlist, described as "Beyoncé meets the women’s marches meets Australian Idol" happening from August 2-11.

For Thoughts That Count Tanya and Mari spoke about Lee Lin Chin and what she meant for the Asian-Australian community. We also heard thoughts from Hyun Lee, Reg Harris and Allison Chan on female, trans or non-binary Asian-Australians who have influenced them.

We also spoke to Leah Jing McIntosh who is the editor of Liminal Mag, an online space for the exploration, interrogation and celebration of the Asian-Australian experience.


EP 79 CAMP COPE & YMO COLLECTIVE

This week we heard Tanya's conversation with Camp Cope's Kelly-Dawn Helmrich before their performance at the Sydney Opera House on July 25.

We were also joined by Henrietta Jackson, Claudia Platzer and Violette Kirton from YMO Collective ahead of their birthday celebrations at YMO FEST in Marrickville on July 28.


EP 78 QUEER SPACE & TAFFEE

This week on Agenda we heard all about TAFFEE at the Imperial Hotel thanks to Dr Vivienne Linsley, one of the Co-Artistic Directors of TAFFEE, and Dr Grace Sharkey, a Postgraduate Teaching Fellow in the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies at the University of Sydney.

Thoughts That Count: Are you opting out of My Health Record? We spoke about what the new scheme means for sex workers and the trans community. 

Plus we spoke to James Christie-Murray, director of Queer Space Wollongong, to chat about queer communities and the Heaps Gay Queer AF Party happening on July 21st at The Imperial Hotel.


EP 77 NAIDOC WEEK & FIGHTING STIGMA

 

This week we spoke to Georgia Mokak about her work in arts education and outreach, and about Klub Koori happening at Carriageworks.

Agenda content Ohni Blu caught up with Gala Vanting this week to have a chat about the recent FOSTA-SESTA laws that have had a big impact on Australian sex workers.

For Thoughts That Count, Kat Clarke, Miah Wright and Cathy Craigie talk NAIDOC week and the importance of this year's theme: Because of Her, We Can.

Kat Clarke is a proud Wotjobaluk artist, writer and consultant who will be publishing her first poetry book in the coming year. Miah is the Curator for Burramatta NAIDOC day for the City of Parramatta on Sunday 15 July, and Cathy, a Gamilaroi and Anaiwon writer and Aboriginal Affairs expert, will be speaking at the Dyin Nura, Women’s Place at Burramatta.


EP 76 EMPAT LIMA & POST-GENDERISM

This week we were joined by Melbourne beat-garage trio Empat Lima to chat about the launch of their debut album Cling Clang Clutter at the Golden Age Cinema on July 7.

We also took a look at Her Sound Her Story, a new documentary about women in the Australian music industry (screening at Event Cinemas George Street on July 11), and recent controversies surrounding Scarlett Johannson and David Leyonhjelm.

For Thoughts That Count, Agenda content contributor Levent Dilsiz explored the idea of post-genderism and what it would mean to live in a sexless and genderless world.


EP 75 HABITS & BIG HEART ENERGY

This week we were joined by Melbourne duo HABITS to chat about the launch of their second EP SALTY at Freda's on June 30. Plus, we debated the latest internet obsession Big Dick Energy and why we're pushing for Big Heart Energy as the less gender-essentialist alternative.

EP 74 AMAZING BABES & ACCESS IN THE ARTS

This week we got excited over the newly announced Daria reboot and the suprise joint album from Jay-Z and Beyonce, Everything Is Love. For Thoughts That Count we looked at the importance of community radio and spoke to broadcaster and educator Namila Benson ahead of her appearance at Amazing Babes for Emerging Writer's Festival in Melbourne. We were also joined by Emily Dash and Sarah-Vyne Vassallo to chat about access in the arts and their recent panel Inclusive Cultures.

EP 73 QUEER ELDERS & PERFORMING IN HEELS

We were also joined by Adolfo Aranjuez, editor-in-chief of Archer Magazine to chat about the latest issue exploring history and identity. For more from Adolfo Aranjuez read his essay The Abstraction of Priviledge on RightNow.org.au!

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